Reasons for a Weak Dollar are Still Strong
Israel is not the only country with economic problems. With
the possible exception of China, there is no major country in
the world that is satisfied with its recent economic
performance, and the prognosis everyplace for the future is
uncertain, at best.
The Sensitivity Gap
In the sixties and seventies I remember a term that was
constantly used to define an apparent phenomenon. It needed
to be understood and classified especially if some brave soul
wanted to attempt to improve that situation. It was "The
by Rav Yechezkel Norman
The Key to Redemption: A Droshoh for Shabbos Nachamu
One Parshah, Two Messages?
by HaRav Eliyohu Ze'ev Cochin, zt'l
More than eighteen centuries have now passed since our exile
from our land and the destruction of our Mikdosh, to
which we are still prevented from ascending. Hashem's Hand is
still outstretched against us; each day's curse is greater
than that of the day before.
Zevulun And Yissochor In Transition: A Shmuess
by HaRav Moshe Shmuel Shapiro
While on a visit to Switzerland some thirty-five years
ago, HaRav Moshe Shmuel Shapiro, the rosh yeshiva of
Yeshivas Be'er Yaakov, delivered the following shmuess
at a gathering of baalei batim, in which he discussed
several issues whose relevance has in no way lessened in the
A brouhaha broke out in the Knesset two weeks ago when MKs
learned of plans to destroy Beit Frumin, the old Knesset
building in downtown Jerusalem on King George Street where
the Knesset convened for 16 years until the present Knesset
building was constructed.
A Matter of Priorities
by Eliezer Rauchberger
A Tale of Two Students
Meet Tim, a doctoral student in his fourth year of
postgraduate research in his field of choice (or better,
love): Scottish literature. His parents, who used to chide
him about "getting a real job," have reconciled themselves to
their son's dedication to his field of academic endeavor, and
even speak of him with pride.
by Rabbi Avi Shafran
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